It was five years ago that a vegetable-seller in Tunisia set himself alight, igniting weeks of demonstrations that led to the unseating of long-time ruler Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali – and setting off a chain of uprisings across the region.
The Tunisian president says the Nobel committee has honoured the country’s National Dialogue Quartet and its work, after the group won the Nobel Peace Prize.
British Prime Minister David Cameron and Queen Elizabeth join a national minute of silence across the UK to honour 30 Britons and 8 others killed in Tunisia beach massacre a week ago.
The number of Britons confirmed killed by an Islamist gunman in Tunisia has risen to 27, Prime Minister David Cameron tells parliament.
At least 27 people have been killed after at least one gunman attacked a Tunisian tourist hotel in the popular resort of Sousse, an interior ministry official said on Friday.
(Next Media) – At least two assault rifle-wielding gunmen killed 17 foreign tourists visiting a museum in Tunisia on Wednesday, the worst terrorist attack in the African country since 2002.
(Next Media Online) – The influence of ISIS is gradually expanding from its stronghold in Syria and Iraq to extremist groups in North Africa.
Militants in several countries in North Africa, including Libya, Egypt, Algeria and Tunisia, have pledged allegiance to ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.